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End Of Season Ennui

There’s something in the air this weekend, and it isn’t just a lengthened hangover caused by staying up all night on Thursday to watch the general election results come in. Across the board, the 2014/15 season is ending with a splutter rather than a climax of any description, and a familiar feeling of stratification is...

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May 9, 2015
Ian

The 200% Podcast 12 – General Election Special

This week’s Twohundredpercent podcast is a day earlier than usual on account of the general election, and this evening we’re setting out our manifesto pledges for the voting public. You can download the Twohundredpercent podcast by right-clicking and saving here, you can stream it through the link below or you can subscribe to this series...

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May 7, 2015
Ian

Saturday Night On Channel Five For The Football League

It had been strongly suggested since the end of last year, but yesterday the confirmation came, once and for all. After six years, it’s time to say farewell to The Football League Show. The Football League has signed a new television deal that will take its highlights package back to commercial television, and from the start...

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May 6, 2015
Ian

The Decline & Fall Of Leyton Orient

As things turned out, it wouldn’t have mattered that much anyway. With just over an hour played in yesterday’s final round of matches in League One, though, it looked as if there was a chance that Leyton Orient might just have been capable of performing some sort of great escape. Two goals up away to...

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May 4, 2015
Ian

Rape, Disrespect & Fury: The Oyston Family & Blackpool FC

It was a story that had been bubbling under the radar of the football world for some considerable time, but by the end of the final round of fixtures yesterday afternoon there could be no doubt that most people were at the very least aware of the anger felt by the supporters of Blackpool FC...

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May 3, 2015
Ian

The Last Of The Old Order: Part 8 – March 1992

Well, we’re getting towards the business end of the 1991/92 Football League Division One season now, and Leeds United and Manchester United are starting to pull away at the top of the table at the end of the last season before the introduction of the Premier League. There’s also some European football and some League...

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May 2, 2015
Ian

The 200% Podcast 11 – Good Boy/Girl Medals

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. As we’re getting towards the end of the football season, we figured that tonight was as good a time as any to hand out some end of season awards. So it is that this weekend’s 200% podcast is all about handing out good boy or good girl medals to those...

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May 1, 2015
Ian
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